AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 53 kicked off with two thrilling first round submissions to start the night and didn’t slow down as middleweight Adam Dehart (6-5) landed a painful hip crank submission against Amir Dadovic (2-3) and flyweights CJ Hamilton (8-4) and Jacob Hebeisen (7-4) battled for three rounds before Hamilton emerged the victor by split decision. In the main event, Antonio Trocoli (9-2), was penalized for illegal elbows in the second round, falling to UFC veteran Dhiego Lima (11-4) by unanimous decision.
Here are the official results from Legacy FC 53 along with highlights from the event:
Main Event – Welterweight Fight – Dhiego Lima (11-4) withstood illegal elbows form Antonio Trocoli (9-2) to win by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26).
Welterweight Fight – Dave Vitkay (17-12-1) handed Cody Wilson (9-2) his second loss with a unanimous decision victory.
Flyweight Fight – CJ Hamilton (8-4) defeated Jacob Hebeisen (7-4) in a three round battle finally winning by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28).
Middleweight Fight – Adam Dehart (6-5) tapped Amir Dadovic (2-3) with a hip crank submission at 2:29 in round three.
Light Heavyweight Fight – Devorius Tubbs (3-0, 1 NC) scored a unanimous decision victory over Zachary Klouse (4-4) (29-28, 30-27, 29-28).
Lightweight Fight – Chazz Walton (4-0) captured Welsey Golden (4-6) in a triangle choke to win at 0:43 in the first round.
Lightweight Fight – Jonathan Cobb (2-0) submitted Nathan Williams (1-1) with a first round guillotine choke at 1:27.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring a conversation with Cortney Casey.